Mobilizing social science for the public good.
The Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit, mobilizes necessary knowledge for the public good by supporting scholars worldwide, generating new research across disciplines, and linking researchers with policymakers and citizens.
The SSRC mourns the passing of former board and committee member Sidney Verba, a long-time friend of the Council whose pioneering work on democratic participation and civic life made an enduring impact on the field of comparative politics.
SSRC president Alondra Nelson elected to the board of directors at the Teagle Foundation.
PROGRAM UPDATE | The Social Data Initiative has been focused on implementing a Social Data Research Review Framework in an effort toward modeling newly relevant ethical norms for digital social science.
SSRC president Alondra Nelson has been elected as a Fellow of The Hastings Center.
WATCH | Cynthia Miller-Idriss, former International Dissertation Research Fellow and coauthor of Seeing the World, with Mitchell Stevens and the SSRC’s Seteny Shami, a Washington Post Live.
PROGRAM UPDATE | In April we launched the Social Data Initiative, a critically important partnership between industry, philanthropy, and the global research community to examine social media’s impact on society. Read about what we have accomplished so far…